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Professor Jerry Lewis, author of the book Sports Fan Violence in North America, speaks with alumni following his lecture on sports fan violence and its sociological impact Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 in the Williamson Alumni Center.

Lecture highlights growing issues of sports fan violence

Gabrielle Martinez November 6, 2014

A Kent State emeritus professor discussed the behavior of violent sports fans in his “Classes Without Quizzes” lecture titled “Sports Fan Violence: An American Social Problem” Thursday evening...

Steve Mileski, a property manager for several pieces of locations on Summit Street in Kent, talks with Kent City Council on Sept. 17 about possible emminent domain cases against him.

Kent City Council considers eminent domain on four College Avenue homes

Alicia Balog September 17, 2014

The Kent City Council debated the issue of taking four private properties on College Avenue needed for the new police station at Wednesday’s council meeting.The council passed the first of three readings...

Kent State fashion world responds to bloody sweatshirt

Felicia Ssempala September 17, 2014

Urban Outfitters received social media backlash after stories broke about it selling a sweatshirt online referencing the May 4, 1970 shootings of four unarmed Kent State students by the Ohio National Guard.Urban...

In 2014, retailer Urban Outfitters promoted a controversial Kent State sweatshirt.

Kent State community outraged by Urban Outfitters’ offensive sweatshirt

Hannah Armenta September 15, 2014

Jerry Lewis, a professor emeritus of sociology at Kent State, witnessed the shootings on May 4, 1970 at Kent State’s campus, and had one question for clothing company Urban Outfitters on Monday.“How...

Case Western Universitys Shannon E. French mediates comments from the audience after the dramatic reading of the play May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970 in the Kiva, Wednesday, April 14, 2014. French read a CNN news update from her smartphone about 40 veterans that died in Phoenix just hours after her speech on the importance of paying attention to the needs of war veterans.

May 4 play shows different side of history

Heather Inglis April 24, 2014

Cleveland-area actors performed a dramatic reading of “May 4 Voices” Tuesday, April 23 in the Kiva and showed the audience different perspectives of what happened on May 4, 1970.The play, written by...

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